config and use PCMCIA NIC on laptop (newbie question)

config and use PCMCIA NIC on laptop (newbie question)

Post by Zhang Wei » Sat, 23 Feb 2002 18:23:04




but i'm really in a hurry.
I just brought a PCMCIA NIC for my thinkpad 380XD with FreeBSD 4.4
Stable, now how to config and use it?
dmesg showed that i have one card in slot1 (that's true), but no nic
is found (or maybe i don't know how to check if a nic is found).
The nic does not say clearly who it is. Its dirve (for windows) say
it's "32 bit CardBus 10/100 Ethernet (R5)". The brand is "Link". I
tried hwinfo but it say i don't even have pcmcia adapter.
When the cable is pulged into the machine (with RJ45) the link LED
does not flash. Normally a pci nic flashes when cable is pluged and
there is signal, no matter if the nic is recognized.
The GENERIC kernel config say use *an* (Aironet) to support pcmcia
nic. Of course i did.
The handbook does not covered how to install Ethernet, it just say how
to work PPP. Are they something similar? I thought PPP is just used in
dial-out.
Following is my dmesg.

Copyright (c) 1992-2001 The FreeBSD Project.
Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993,
1994
        The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
FreeBSD 4.4-RELEASE #0: Fri Feb 22 13:19:30 CST 2002

Timecounter "i8254"  frequency 1193182 Hz
CPU: Pentium/P55C (quarter-micron) (232.11-MHz 586-class CPU)
  Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0x581  Stepping = 1
  Features=0x8001bf<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,MCE,CX8,MMX>
real memory  = 33357824 (32576K bytes)
avail memory = 29356032 (28668K bytes)
Preloaded elf kernel "kernel" at 0xc0335000.
Intel Pentium detected, installing workaround for F00F bug
md0: Malloc disk
pcibios: No call entry point
apm0: <APM BIOS> on motherboard
apm: found APM BIOS v1.2, connected at v1.2
npx0: <math processor> on motherboard
npx0: INT 16 interface
pcib0: <Host to PCI bridge> on motherboard
pci0: <PCI bus> on pcib0
pcibios: No call entry point
pci_cfgintr: BIOS 0.00 doesn't support interrupt routing
pcic0: <TI PCI-1250 PCI-CardBus Bridge> mem 0x20822000-0x20822fff at
device 2.0 on pci0
pcibios: No call entry point
pci_cfgintr: BIOS 0.00 doesn't support interrupt routing
pcic0: No PCI interrupt routed, trying ISA.
pcic0: Polling mode
pcic0: TI12XX PCI Config Reg: [ring enable][speaker enable][pwr
save][CSC parallel isa irq]
pccard0: <PC Card bus (classic)> on pcic0
pcibios: No call entry point
pci_cfgintr: BIOS 0.00 doesn't support interrupt routing
pcic1: <TI PCI-1250 PCI-CardBus Bridge> mem 0x20821000-0x20821fff at
device 2.1 on pci0
pcibios: No call entry point
pci_cfgintr: BIOS 0.00 doesn't support interrupt routing
pcic1: No PCI interrupt routed, trying ISA.
pcic1: Polling mode
pcic1: TI12XX PCI Config Reg: [ring enable][speaker enable][pwr
save][CSC parallel isa irq]
pccard1: <PC Card bus (classic)> on pcic1
pci0: <NeoMagic MagicGraph 128XD SVGA controller> at 3.0 irq 11
isab0: <Intel 82371AB PCI to ISA bridge> at device 6.0 on pci0
isa0: <ISA bus> on isab0
atapci0: <Intel PIIX4 ATA33 controller> port 0xfcf0-0xfcff at device
6.1 on pci0
ata0: at 0x1f0 irq 14 on atapci0
uhci0: <Intel 82371AB/EB (PIIX4) USB controller> port 0x9000-0x901f
irq 11 at device 6.2 on pci0
usb0: <Intel 82371AB/EB (PIIX4) USB controller> on uhci0
usb0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0: Intel UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub0: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
chip1: <Intel 82371AB Power management controller> port 0xefa0-0xefaf
at device 6.3 on pci0
orm0: <Option ROM> at iomem 0xc0000-0xc9fff on isa0
fdc0: <NEC 72065B or clone> at port 0x3f0-0x3f5,0x3f7 irq 6 drq 2 on
isa0
fdc0: FIFO enabled, 8 bytes threshold
fd0: <1440-KB 3.5" drive> on fdc0 drive 0
atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> at port 0x60,0x64 on isa0
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> flags 0x1 irq 1 on atkbdc0
kbd0 at atkbd0
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: model Generic PS/2 mouse, device ID 0
vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on
isa0
sc0: <System console> at flags 0x100 on isa0
sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
sio0 at port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on isa0
sio0: type 16550A
ppc0: cannot reserve I/O port range
ad0: 3102MB <IBM-DTCA-23240> [6304/16/63] at ata0-master UDMA33
acd0: CDROM <SANYO CRD-S372B> at ata0-slave using PIO3
Mounting root from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a
pccard: card inserted, slot 1

 
 
 

config and use PCMCIA NIC on laptop (newbie question)

Post by mic.. » Sat, 23 Feb 2002 21:30:19



> The nic does not say clearly who it is. Its dirve (for windows) say
> it's "32 bit CardBus 10/100 Ethernet (R5)". The brand is "Link". I
> tried hwinfo but it say i don't even have pcmcia adapter.

Cardbus cards are NOT supported by FreeBSD at present. This information
appears here around once a day.

--
Michel Talon

 
 
 

config and use PCMCIA NIC on laptop (newbie question)

Post by David Leeman » Sun, 24 Feb 2002 09:56:38




>> The nic does not say clearly who it is. Its dirve (for windows) say
>> it's "32 bit CardBus 10/100 Ethernet (R5)". The brand is "Link". I
>> tried hwinfo but it say i don't even have pcmcia adapter.

> Cardbus cards are NOT supported by FreeBSD at present. This information
> appears here around once a day.

So, he could replace the Cardbus card with a PCCARD
Ethernet adapter. Check the hardware compat list for supported cards
(there are a lot of them). I use a 3COM589ET, works great.
Of course, something like a 100 Mbit PCCARD nic is a joke :
the card will connect at 100 Mbps, but never be able to transfer
data at the same speed, simply because the 16bit PCCARD
bus can't handle 100Mbps. You wonder why they sell these things.
Anyway, Zhang, get yourself a 10Mbps PCCARD nic and it will work.

--

  David Leemans -------------------------------------------
  running FreeBSD 4.5 on Athlon XP 1800
  1:46AM up 6:01, 1 user, load averages: 0.00, 0.00, 0.01

 
 
 

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